Mike, Tommy, and Kevin break down Russ Tyler’s eight-man street hockey crew from that legendary scene in D2: The Mighty Ducks. They look at how they started, how they got team U.S.A. to play them and what happened after. In the process they reveal the tragic story of Russ and his brother James and how Hans fits into the whole situation.
There are eight members:
- Everyone else. (Maybe someone named Fanger was involved? He is on the cast list, but I’m not sure if it’s referring to a street hockey player or someone else.)
Hector in D2 (played by Noah Verduzco) versus James Madio.
James, Russ’ older brother, who was played by Vicellous Shannon. (We tried to get Vicellous on the podcast before but never got a response back. Vicellous, if you’re reading this the door is always open. We’d love for you to come on.
It was Steve Brill who revealed that Russ has a sporting goods store. He didn’t discuss the Might
We gave the Hans theory in Episode 11. In the end we decided that Jan ended up running Hans’ Sport Shop as a legitimate business after Hans faked his death and moved to Norway.
Thanks @KroganWeAre for the #QuackQuestion.
Luis Mendoza breaking the fourth wall.
Pod intro and outro by Josh Luecht